Families of the tiniest babies at Lehigh Valley Hospital are now able to view them in real time on their computer or smart phone through a webcam system developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The new system was unveiled at a news conference Feb 5 at the hospital's Cedar Crest campus.
Jacelia Cruz and Samuel Colon, of Bethlehem, whose baby, Janiya, was born two months prematurely in mid-January, marvel at the technology.
"Without being able to see my baby...
To The Editor:
I am writing regarding Debbie Galbraith's article [Editor's View page A10 East Penn Press, Salisbury Press] on the ASPCA commercials published Jan. 17.
I liked what you reported about the ASPCA, but I am somewhat dissappointed you did not mention Forgotten Felines and Fidos shelter in your list of local animal organizations.
They have resided in Germansville, Heidelberg Township since 2000 and have a lot of cats for adoption, provide low-cost spay/neuter...
Jasmine Smith, of Allentown, was named to the fall dean's list.
Gregory Habig, of Allentown, was named to the fall dean's list.
As Cedar Crest College's William D. Reimert lecture speaker for 2013, documentary filmmaker and philanthropist, Abigail Disney, will be speaking on "Why Women Matter" 7 p.m. March 14 in Samuels Theatre.
Disney, the daughter of Roy E. Disney, will also be receiving an honorary degree from Cedar Crest College before hosting the lecture. Disney spoke to the Lehigh Valley Press preceding the event about topics she will be discussing.
Disney was a producer on the documentary "Pray...
Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township, will be having its fifth annual chili cook-off 5-8 p.m. March 16.
The community is invited to taste 40 chilies from professional, amateur and firehouse chefs and vote for their favorites.
Free-will donations will support the ministries of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches.
Log onto asburylv.org for more information.
The Snowblast Winter Festival held in Emmaus Feb. 1 and 2, sponsored by the Emmaus Arts Commission was packed with free, community-wide art related events. Activities included many favorites such as an appearance by the SnowBlast Ice Princess, sculpted ice demonstrations, musical performances and art projects at the library. See additional photos on A7.
PRESS PHOTOS BY EMILY THIEL
The 36th Annual Canine Learning Experience was held at Agricultural Hall, Allentown Jan. 26.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
The SnowBlast Winter Festival was held in Emmaus Feb. 1 and 2.